Diana Penty, Sonakshi Sinha and Punjabi star Jassie Gill team-up for Happy Bhag Jayegi Returns – The sequel to 2016 film Happy Bhag Jayegi that went on floor today, marks the debut of singer-songwriter Jassie Gill in Bollywood.
Mudassar Aziz’s directorial Happy Bhag Jayegi was a sleeper hit last year. There was speculation that there could be a sequel coming up. Finally, it’s confirmed. This time, the comedy will not just have Diana Penty. Actor Sonakshi Sinha will also join her.
The sequel has been titled Happy Bhag Jayegi Returns and will be helmed by Mudassar Aziz. Aanand L Rai, who is backing the project , shared the news on Twitter with a photo of Sonakshi and Diana. He wrote, “There r so many beautiful reasons to be Happy.& ur big smiles is our [email protected] @sonakshisinha Love always #HappyBhagJayegiReturns”.
— Aanand L Rai (@aanandlrai) October 2, 2017
Sonakshi, who is happy to be a part of the sequel, said in a statement, “I’m thrilled to be on board of this really positive, vibrant and most importantly happy film unit. I loved the first part and I hope this one is bigger and better in every way. Can’t wait to start shooting!”
While Diana played the titular role of Happy, the film also starred actors Abhay Deol, Ali Fazal and Jimmy Shergill, among others. Interestingly, this time Punjabi singer-actor Jassie Gill will also be a part of the film that marks his Bollywood debut. He tweeted, “Bollywood Here I Come Thnks @aanandlrai sir @mudassar_as_is sir nd whole @colouryellowltd team nd sbto vadda thnks baba da tuc great o”.
The City of Dreams – Mumbai pic.twitter.com/ClMMh6USwI
— Jassie Gill (@jassiegill) September 24, 2017
Jassie Gill has joined the list of actors such as Diljit Dosanjh and Gippy Grewal, who have been working in Bollywood. As per sources, Jassie, who is known for his tracks such as Batchmate (Chudiyan), Laden, and Gabbroo, plays a pivotal role in the sequel.